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Little Girl Rise

Talitha koum, He calls. “Little girl rise” (Mark 5:41). Enter…
May 17, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Days Like Smoke: Jon Hassler’s Memoir

Those of you who are Jon Hassler fans have probably read many…
May 12, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Anniversary Reflections

On July 11 this year, it will be 13 years since I made first…
May 10, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Eucharist Minister

I became a Eucharist minister as a student at the College of…
May 3, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

A Little-Known Easter Character

WHO AM I?

I was born in Egypt.
My circle of influence…
April 28, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Forgiving Pride

“You could never afford those!” The woman’s words stung.

I’d…
April 26, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Who’s “Putin” You Down?

The war in Ukraine is on everyone’s mind. By the time this…
April 19, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Signs, Signs

Signs, signs. Which way should I go? On the way of St. James,…
April 14, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

War and Psalms

Psalms are the bedrock of Benedictine prayer. We pray them three…
April 12, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Stop and Help

Sometimes when I am in my office, someone may walk in and ask…
April 5, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Being Benedictine

I will never, never skip a word of the Rule of St. Benedict again!

All…
March 31, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Alone at the Cottage

All the others are
over there, beyond
my view. I enter
deep…
March 29, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Love on Our Sleeves

Thinking about Good Friday, I wondered where it had taken me.…
March 24, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Same-Day Surgery

One way to become acquainted with a health care facility is to…
March 22, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

One Night’s Stay Turned into Two

“Can you help me make a hotel reservation?” said I to the…
March 15, 2022/by Amanda Hackett

Planting Seeds

“All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.”…
March 10, 2022/by Amanda Hackett